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We found 7 nephrologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Lees Summit, MO.

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Dr. Robert E Golder, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Robert Golder's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Golder graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Menorah Medical Center.

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Dr. Abid Raza Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Abid Khan is a specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Khan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health, Belton Regional Medical Center, and Saint Luke's East Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Maricopa Medical Center, Dr. Khan attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Russian.

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Dr. Max J Glaser, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Max Glaser practices adult nephrology. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Glaser attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Dr. Omkar Ulhas Vaidya, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
800 Nw Chipman Road; Suite 5950
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Omkar Vaidya is an adult nephrology specialist in Kansas City, MO and Lees Summit, MO. Dr. Vaidya takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Wright Memorial Hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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Dr. Hemender Singh Vats, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2000 South East Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Hemender Vats practices adult nephrology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health, Belton Regional Medical Center, and Saint Luke's East Hospital. Before completing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Vats attended medical school at Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh. Dr. Vats accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Harriett Stolov Langley, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2000 South East Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Harriet Langley specializes in adult nephrology. She is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Shawnee Mission Health, and Lee's Summit Medical Center. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for residency. Dr. Langley takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Dr. Alexandr V Arakelov, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 120
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Alexandr Arakelov is a nephrologist. He graduated from Tbilisi State Medical University. Dr. Arakelov's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Arakelov is conversant in Russian. He is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Shawnee Mission Health, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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What is Nephrology?

Nephrology is the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the kidneys. Nephrologists deal with illnesses that are caused by lowered kidney function, such as certain types of hypertension. They also treat illnesses that harm the kidneys, such as acute kidney disease. Other specific diseases and disorders that are treated by a nephrologist include:
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Acute renal failure
  • Blood or protein in the urine (hematuria or proteinuria)
  • Kidney stones
  • Nephritis, or inflammation of the kidneys

Pediatric nephrologists specialize in kidney diseases and disorders affecting infants and children. They may see children for inherited kidney diseases, recurring urinary tract infections, or high blood pressure, among other problems.

A nephrologist may use lab tests, ultrasound, and biopsies to diagnose the problem for their patients. They might prescribe treatments ranging from diet changes to dialysis to transplants. Most kidney problems are chronic, meaning that they last for a long time. Thus, nephrologists get to know their patients well and may treat them for many years.